FabLab Facilitator Wanted!

FabLab Facilitator Wanted!
Full NameSalt Spring Island Public Library
Phone250-537-4666 ext 225
Location129 McPhillips Avenue, The Library, The FabLab

Library FabLab Facilitator Wanted

Would you like to do creative STEM projects with kids, on Fridays and occasionally, doing projects and mini-camps?

Do you have a background in education, tech-teaching, or technology with related experience working with children? Are you an enthusiastic maker who enjoys tutoring and mentoring youth in the use of new technologies, and letting young people tinker and problem solve to see what they can create?

If this sounds like fun to you (and it will be!), we invite you to interview for this position! Salt Spring Island Public Library is now recruiting for someone with 3D printing experience, who is familiar with basic circuit building and introductory level robotics as they would be applied in small group STEM education-based programming. Some flexibility is available in scheduling, depending on your needs. If you’re the right person for this position, we want you to join our team!

Please contact jwagner@saltspringlibrary.com to discuss this opportunity further, and to help us develop this exciting new Library offering - Together!

Position Requirements:
• Able to use 3D Printing related software for image preparation, modification and printing.
• Able to operate, supervise safe use of, and maintain FabLab equipment, including the Glowforge Laser Cutting device, the 3D scanner, and the 3D printer. Home-based experience is valid.
• Able to support access to free use of creative software, including Adobe Creative Suite and AutoDesk.
• Experience working with children, paid or volunteer.
• Valid criminal record Check.

• Experience with sewing machines, ability to hand-sew.
• Experience fine-tuning maker-equipment and maintaining it.
• 1+ years experience running STEM programs for children of assorted age and skill-level.
• Interest in Lego robotics building, past use of Arduino, Rasberry Pi, etc.

Proposed Hours of Employment:
• Fridays 7.5 Hours/day
• March Break 2 X 3-day Mini-Camps
• 2 X 3-day Summer Mini-Camps
• 10 date-negotiable days for seasonal programming

Other Duties:
• With help of Librarian, make a FabLab Library for our space
• Create a printable activity bank.
• Planning, setting up and tidying of activities.

Please email your resume and cover letter to: jwagner@saltspringlibrary.com
Qualifying applicants will be contacted to interview.
Application Deadline: October 31, 2022.

September 12, 2022 12:51 PM

40 days, 22 hours

Listing ID 513631f8c89b8592
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